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Full text of "The Legacy Of Egypt"

Uruk, 25.

Userhet, priest, 102, pi. 8.

utility in Egyptian art, 113-14.

Valentinus, 312-15.

Valley of the Kings, 104-5.

Van, lake and fortress-capital, 45.

vase-making, glass, 134.

vases, 97, 114-15, 133.

vaults of funeral shrine, 91.

vegetable oils, 293.

Vegetus, C. Septimius, 265.

veneering, 137.

Venice, 362.

Venus, planet, 161.

Vespasian, 288, 344.

vezir (vizier), 202-3, 207.

Victor II, Pope, Chancery of, 251.

village community, 51.

vines, 157.

vineyards, 272.

Virolleaud, C., 62.

vizier (vezir), 202-3, 207,

Volkerwanderung, 43.

vowels, absence of, in Egyptian and

Phoenician scripts, 58,
Vyse, G. W., 136.

Wadi Haifa, 144.

Wadi el-Hammamat, 123, 144-5.

Wadi el-NatrQn, see Nitria.

wailing for the dead, 386.

walls, decoration of, 80; limestone, 91.

waqfs, religious endowments, 371.

war, Greek laws of, 292.

washerman of the dead, the, 377.

water: for levelling in building, 148;
•clocks, 163-4; Egyptian sign for,
56, 61; in decoration, 81; lift, 369;
screw, 369; supply, regulation of,
292; wheel, 369.

waxes, 159.

weaving: Badarian, 123; early date of,
130; flax for, 130; home, '279; men-
tioned by Herodotus, 120; method
of, 130; tapestry, 130.

wedges, 146.

weights, 175-7.                       [224-5.

Wen-Amon, wanderings of, 44, 55, 76,

Weni, vizier, autobiographical narra-
tive of, 73.

Index

wheat, 158.
wheel-marks on pottery, 131.
wheelwrights, 378.
white colour, for painting, 156.
whiting, 156.
Wilamowitz-Moellendorf, U. von, 259.
willow wood, 137.
wills, 201, 271,
Winckelmann, J. J., 83, 249.
Winckler, H., 222 n. 3, 227 n. I.
wine-making, 156-8.
wisdom (Sophia), 313.
Wisdom, book of, 315.
Wisdom literature, 70, 207, 245-8;
Egyptian parallels, 67-70.
Wisdom of Anu, 246; of Ben-Sirack,
see Ecclesiasticus.
women, conservatism of, 386-7; educa-
tion for, in Ptolemaic Egypt, 276; in
office, 378; markets mainly in the
hands of, 382; Street of \Vomen's
Bath, 277.
wood, base for painting, 156; carving,
363; dome of mosques, 365; panels
of Hesi, 87; ritual images in, 94;
statues, 86; see also timber.
wool, 130.
word-divider, in Lachish inscriptions,
59-
workmen's dwellings, 81.
'writers of outlines', no.
writing: as application of art of draw-
ing, 90; in decorative ornament, 361,
363; in Mesopotamia and Egypt, 22;
hi modern Egypt, 378; introduction
in Near East coincided with that of
technique of large-scale metal-work-
ing, 21; question of origin of' writing
people', 124-5.
— scripts: Arabic, 378; calligraphic,
90* 92-3, 251, 361-3; cuneiform, see
under cuneiform; demotic Greek,
378; Greek, 340; hieroglyphic, 33,
35> 57-8* 64, 72, 90, 115, 342, 378;
Kufic, 393; Minoan, 23; naskhi, 363 ;
phonetic, 64.
Xenophon, 258.
ocoana (wooden statues), 86.
Yahweh, god, 236, 243-4.